January, 2014

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    January 27, 2014
    by Nicole Oquendo

    I’m about to submit my nonfiction manuscript for the first time, and the experience is definitely shining a light on gaps in my knowledge. I’m very comfortable with the idea of my work being out in the world, even my nonfiction, so that isn’t the part that induces hesitation. It’s that this is unfamiliar territory for me. I know that the manuscript is ready. […]

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    January 15, 2014
    by Nicole Oquendo

    I’m the worst at acknowledging when a writing project is done.  If you know me, you know that I’ve been sitting on a “finished” nonfiction manuscript for over a year. Recently, I also completed my first chapbook, and am in the revision phase of a second (a collaboration, but more on this later).  It’s so hard to look at any of these projects and […]

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    January 5, 2014
    by Nicole Oquendo

    A couple of months ago I had the privilege of being interviewed by a student I’ve never taught for a class project. We spent a long Sunday afternoon on campus getting to know one another, filling the empty space with excited chattering that got progressively louder as the hours passed. Eventually, we got to the interview questions, which were brilliant. I’m including some short […]

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